Sod Solutions Marketing Wins Ten Awards in National Contest

Sod Solutions traveled to Lake Las Vegas Resort in Nevada for the 35th Annual Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) Meeting from April 29 to May 1, 2024 and brought home ten communications awards, including a prestigious Gardner Award. Competing among some of the most reputable turfgrass industry marketing companies and publications, Sod Solutions won six First Place Awards, three Merit Awards and a best-in-show Gardner Award.

First Place Awards:

Photography, Video & Multimedia:

This video also won a Gardner Award for Photography, Video & Multimedia. It details why grass is beneficial to the planet and highlights its role in cooling the environment, improving air quality and fostering biodiversity.

Cecilia Johnson at the 2024 TOCA awards banquet displaying the 10 communications awards Sod Solutions won.



Merit Awards:

Photography, Video & Multimedia:


New Media:

Tour of the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort grounds.

This year’s TOCA conference included professional networking, educational sessions, informative panels and engagement with other professionals in the green industry. Highlights included sessions on Content Marketing with AI, Cause & Business Collaboration, Idea Generation Through Improv Comedy, a Sustainability Panel with green industry professionals as well as a tour of Reflection Bay and the Westin LLV Resort grounds. New this year was a miniature Project EverGreen renovation effort at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.

Cecilia Johnson, Media and Content Manager, attended the meeting on behalf of Sod Solutions and serves on the TOCA Board of Directors. She expressed her excitement, saying, “It was an incredible honor to accept 10 awards on behalf of the entire Sod Solutions team at the TOCA awards banquet. I am extremely proud of everyone who contributed to the work recognized this year. We strive to create informative, high-quality content to advance the industry and it’s rewarding to see our efforts acknowledged.”

The TOCA conference, which gathers marketing and communications professionals from all over the country to a new city each spring, will travel to Charleston, South Carolina next year. Sod Solutions looks forward to showcasing the beauty and innovation of their hometown.

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Members of TOCA enjoying the awards banquet at the Lake Las Vegas Resort.

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